Linked by David Adams on Thu 18th Aug 2011 19:09 UTC, submitted by Michael
Graphics, User Interfaces While the BFS scheduler is getting ready to celebrate its second birthday, in just three weeks AMD's open-source Radeon graphics driver strategy for Linux will be turning four years old . . . which has ended up being a game-changer in the Linux world. AMD continues to support open-source hardware enablement on their latest graphics processors and recently even hired more developers to work on the code and documentation. How far have they come though in four years?
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RE: Comment by saynte
by orestes on Thu 18th Aug 2011 21:11 UTC in reply to "Comment by saynte"
orestes
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2005-07-06

Indeed. 4 years ago I wouldn't touch an AMD card if you gave it to me for free because I knew the Catalyst drivers would make my life a living hell if I wanted to do anything interesting with my system. Now I just roll with the open driver "just working" and save the headaches for problems I bring on myself.

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